Origin of lavatory
Words nearby lavatory
How to use lavatory in a sentence
It was another hot day in the Negev desert of Israel, and several researchers from Ben-Gurion University were setting up a field lavatory.Turkey and chicken poop have untapped energy potential|Lina Zeldovich|November 25, 2021|Popular-Science
A final call came into the Westmoreland County 911 Center in Pennsylvania from a man who said he was locked in the lavatory.Sept. 11, 2001: An ordinary work day, then surreal scenes of dread and death|David Maraniss|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
Those who need to go to the bathroom are escorted by an officer to the plane’s tiny lavatory.
Pictures taken by Tarai show the flight attendant standing by the lavatory, feet away from Quinonez, as she waited for police to escort the passenger from the plane after they landed.
Some cities, including Portland, Oregon, and Montreal, Canada, are rising to the challenge with stand-alone lavatories that anybody can use, free of charge.How to build freestanding public restrooms that are clean and safe|Andrew Giambrone|April 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
He jiggled the faceted glass door knob to let the person inside know he was hogging the lavatory.
The impromptu Bombastes excited universal applause, and just at the end Wright ran in through the lavatory.
The consequence was, that I was severely hurt, and might have been seriously injured in entering the lavatory.
There was a little lavatory off the third room of the suite, and Mr. Norcross went in and washed his face and hands.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
On the other, through a curtained alcove, he could see a tiny lavatory.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
A study of the illustrations will show clearly how the lavatory has been improved.Elements of Plumbing|Samuel Dibble
British Dictionary definitions for lavatory
- a sanitary installation for receiving and disposing of urine and faeces, consisting of a bowl fitted with a water-flushing device and connected to a drain
- a room containing such an installation